Two girls were killed in a shooting at a neighborhood gas station on Friday night, which also injured another teen and a 9-month-old baby. Around 9:30 p.m., a gas station on Elvis Presley Boulevard, just down the street from Graceland, was shot up. What we know about the shooting in Memphis, including the deaths, victims, and suspects.
What actually happened in the Memphis shooting?
According to the Memphis Police Department, two teenagers were killed and two other children were injured in a quadruple shooting at a Memphis gas station on Friday night. Around 9:30 p.m., shots were fired at the Marathon gas station on Elvis Presley Blvd., according to MPD. Four individuals were hurt when the bullets ceased flying, including three teenagers and a newborn, according to Memphis shooting .
A 15-year-old and a 16-year-old are dead, while a 16-year-old and a 9-month-old are in non-critical condition, according to Memphis Police. Cop cars were lined up down Elvis Presley Blvd. and covered the gas station parking lot as FOX13 crews arrived. As Memphis police officers looked for evidence, the area around the pumps was cordoned off.
How many deaths are confirmed? Does the injured 9-month-old baby recover from the injury?
Shooter-at-large in Memphis gas station shooting kills two, injures teen and 9-month-old baby https://t.co/NEkZ7RSFgo— The Daily Beast (@thedailybeast) December 4, 2021
Two girls were killed in a shooting in Whitehaven on Friday night, which also injured another teen and a 9-month-old baby. A 15-year-old and a 16-year-old were rushed to Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, but they died from their injuries the next morning, according to authorities. The baby and another 16-year-old are in non-critical condition.
When police arrived at the location around 9:30 p.m. local time, they found three victims before eventually finding the fourth. Two victims were sent to Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis, including the infant, while a third was brought to Regional One Health with non-critical injuries.
Who is the Memphis Shooter? Does the suspect get identified?
At around 9:35 p.m., the victims were seated in their car at a petrol station when a blue Nissan Maxima pulled up and an unspecified number of suspects fired multiple rounds, according to Memphis Police. The petrol station is located just down the road from Graceland on Elvis Presley Boulevard.
Two teen girls were killed and two others, including a 9-month-old boy, were wounded in a shooting at a Memphis gas station.— Shannon Watts (@shannonrwatts) December 4, 2021
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Memphis police said the suspect vehicle suspected to be involved in the shooting has been found, but no arrests have been made. According to authorities, the motivation is unknown, and the inquiry is ongoing. Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call 901-528-CASH.